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Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies


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Governance Networks for Sustainable Cities Connecting Theory and Practice in Europe

Governance Networks for Sustainable Cities: Connecting Theory and Practice in Europe

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By Katherine Maxwell
September 26, 2022

This book explores the effectiveness of governance networks on the design and implementation of sustainability strategies. European cities are actively developing sustainability strategies to address the impact of climate change. One recent approach many cities have taken is the creation of ‘...

Nature and Bureaucracy The Wildness of Managed Landscapes

Nature and Bureaucracy: The Wildness of Managed Landscapes

1st Edition

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By David Jenkins
September 08, 2022

This book questions how bureaucracies conceive of and consequently interact with nature, suggests that our managed public landscapes are neither entirely managed nor entirely wild, and offers several warnings about bureaucracies and bureaucratic mentality. One prominent challenge facing scientists...

Art, Farming and Food for the Future Transforming Agriculture

Art, Farming and Food for the Future: Transforming Agriculture

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By Barbara L. Benish, Nathalie Blanc
September 06, 2022

This book explores the impact of artistic experiments in inspiring people to turn away from current food consumerism and take an active role in preserving, sustaining and protecting the environment. As artists are expanding their practice into social justice and community concerns, erasing ...

Sustainable Places Addressing Social Inequality and Environmental Crisis

Sustainable Places: Addressing Social Inequality and Environmental Crisis

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Forthcoming

By David Adamson, Lorena Axinte, Mark Lang, Terry Marsden
August 25, 2022

At the intersection of environmental sustainability, economic and social disintegration and regeneration, this book offers a new engaged methodology and approach that problematizes spatial and social inequality, but also offers a way forward for local communities as the testbed for sustainability....

Rethinking Geographical Explorations in Extreme Environments From the Arctic to the Mountaintops

Rethinking Geographical Explorations in Extreme Environments: From the Arctic to the Mountaintops

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Edited By Marco Armiero, Roberta Biasillo, Stefano Morosini
July 14, 2022

Focusing on extreme environments, from Umberto Nobile’s expedition to the Arctic to the commercialization of Mt Everest, this volume examines global environmental margins, how they are conceived and how perceptions have changed. Mountaintops and Arctic environments are the settings of social ...

Polluting Textiles The Problem with Microfibres

Polluting Textiles: The Problem with Microfibres

1st Edition

Edited By Judith S. Weis, Francesca De Falco, Mariacristina Cocca
May 19, 2022

This book examines the critical issue of environmental pollutants produced by the textiles industry. Comprised of contributions from environmental scientists and materials and textiles scientists, this edited volume addresses the environmental impact of microplastics, with a particular focus on ...

Ecological Law and the Planetary Crisis A Legal Guide for Harmony on Earth

Ecological Law and the Planetary Crisis: A Legal Guide for Harmony on Earth

1st Edition

By Geoffrey Garver
May 06, 2022

This book uses a transdisciplinary systems approach to examine how Earth’s human-caused ecological crisis arose and presents a new legal approach for overcoming it. Ecological Law and the Planetary Crisis first examines how the history of humanity’s social metabolism, along with the history of ...

Biocultural Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities Protecting Culture and the Environment

Biocultural Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities: Protecting Culture and the Environment

1st Edition

Edited By Fabien Girard, Ingrid Hall, Christine Frison
April 18, 2022

This volume presents a comprehensive overview of biocultural rights, examining how we can promote the role of indigenous peoples and local communities as environmental stewards and how we can ensure that their ways of life are protected. With Biocultural Community Protocols (BCPs) or Community ...

Sociology Saves the Planet An Introduction to Socioecological Thinking and Practice

Sociology Saves the Planet: An Introduction to Socioecological Thinking and Practice

1st Edition

By Thomas Macias
December 24, 2021

Highlighting how the environment and society are intrinsically linked, this book argues that environmental concerns need to be treated as a core concept in the study of sociology. Given its focus on inequality and the constituent elements of the social world, sociology has often been accused of ...

Globalization, Environmental Law, and Sustainable Development in the Global South Challenges for Implementation

Globalization, Environmental Law, and Sustainable Development in the Global South: Challenges for Implementation

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Edited By Kirk W. Junker, Paolo Davide Farah
November 30, 2021

This volume examines the impact of globalization on international environmental law and the implementation of sustainable development in the Global South. Comprising contributions from lawyers from the Global South or who have experience in the Global South, this volume is organized into three ...

The Political Ecology of Austerity Crisis, Social Movements, and the Environment

The Political Ecology of Austerity: Crisis, Social Movements, and the Environment

1st Edition

Edited By Rita Calvário, Maria Kaika, Giorgos Velegrakis
November 11, 2021

The Political Ecology of Austerity explores the environmental dimension of austerity that has thus far escaped academic, policy, and media attention. Offering a better comprehension of the full socio-environmental impact of austerity measures, the book highlights the importance of considering ...

Riverlands of the Anthropocene Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming

Riverlands of the Anthropocene: Walking Our Waterways as Places of Becoming

1st Edition

By Margaret Somerville
August 16, 2021

This is an invitation to readers to ponder universal questions about human relations with rivers and water for the precarious times of the Anthropocene. The book asks how humans can learn through sensory embodied encounters with local waterways that shape the architecture of cities and make global ...

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